Renault are keeping their cards close to their chest when they officially launch the RS20 on Wednesday, February 12 in Paris, France.
The Enstone team’s Twitter account revealed some more information about their upcoming launch on Monday, but fans are left disappointed after finding out that the event will not be live streamed and only ‘glimpses’ of the RS20 will be shown. There will be no physical car at the event.
‘We’ll be tweeting from our season opener from 1300 GMT onwards,’ a statement read.
‘Daniel Ricciardo and Esteban Ocon will be there of course, as well as our team principal, Cyril Abiteboul, our executive director, Marcin Budkowski, our chassis and engine technical directors, Pat Fry and Remi Taffin, and our special advisor, Alain Prost.
‘Our Renault Sport Academy director, Mia Sharizman, will also attend, as well as our Renault Sport Academy drivers and our Esports members will complete the line-up.
‘We will show glimpses of the RS20, however it will not be physically present at the event. Our online coverage will not include any live streams.’
Renault’s coverage is very much in fashion of Formula 1 teams opting for low-key events to help keep the costs down and instead make pre-season testing, which starts on Wednesday, February 26, the main area of focus instead.